Despite serious difficulties in joining the guilds' health and pension plans, AFTRA officials are pushing forward to find a viable alternative that could lead to the completion of the planned merger…
First lady Hillary Clinton is smokin' over Julia Roberts's nonstop puffing in "My Best Friend's Wedding."
The ax fell at Live Entertainment Friday as the newly installed owners of the indie film company handed out pink slips to 40 of Live's 166 staffers. The cuts, which were expected (Daily Variety, July…
The television industry officially filed its new, and much more detailed, ratings system with the Federal Communications Commission.
Bunim/Murray Prods. has acquired the domestic rights to "Wanted," an off-the-beaten-path U.K. series that's part gameshow, part scavenger hunt and part suspense thriller.
The news last week that the U.S. Postal Service had issued a Humphrey Bogart postage stamp to huge fanfare and sales sparked the idea that perhaps the hard-drinking, iconoclastic screen legend isn't…
Universal Pictures picked up the medieval actioner "The Black Rock" on Friday for producer Chuck Gordon and his studio-based Daybreak Prods. The sale, for an undisclosed sum, ended a bidding war…
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to the film adaptation of Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play "Dancing at Lughnasa."
At a benefit thrown Friday night by the Free Speech Coalition for notable members of the adult film industry, publisher/free-speech battler Larry Flynt, the late John Holmes and veteran adult film…
Dreams Come True, an act that has sold more than 22 million CDs through Sony Music Japan since it debuted in March 1989, is leaving the label.
Setting up his fourth feature project in less than a year, 24-year-old scribe Shane Salerno has struck a deal with Great Oaks Entertainment partners John Hughes and Ricardo Mestres to produce the…